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Wednesday, December 23, 2015

Distinguished New Members Join UoPeople

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Shai Reshef , President - University of the People inform "Recently, Pamela Trotman Reid Ph.D., joined our President's Council, as well as Jaap Kloosterman, Andrea Muto and Ellen R. Tise, who joined our Library Services Advisory Board."

We are delighted to welcome our newest distinguished members to the UoPeople team.

President’s Council:
Photo: Pamela Trotman Reid

President Emerita Pamela Trotman Reid, Ph.D., has joined our President’s Council. She has recently been appointed Senior Scholar of the Merrill Palmer Skillman Institute for Child and Family Development at Wayne State University. She is also President Emerita of University of Saint Joseph (USJ) in Connecticut. Dr. Reid’s commitment to the community has earned her numerous community honors, including being named Northeastern Economic Development Association Higher Education Person of the Year. Named among the 100 Distinguished Women in Psychology, she has received national awards for leadership, scholarship, and publications.

Library Services Advisory Board: 

Photo: Jaap Kloosterman

Jaap Kloosterman from Amsterdam, the Netherlands, was formerly general director of IISH – the International Institute of Social History in Amsterdam – one of the largest research and document centers in the field worldwide, as well as of the Netherlands Economic History Archive. Kloosterman was a secretary of the International Association of Labor History Institutions, and chaired the Section of Business and Labor Archives of the International Council on Archives. He has been on numerous review committees and advisory boards.

Photo: Andrea Muto

Andrea Muto is a law librarian and attorney who has held a variety of positions in librarianship and international development. Her experience as an information professional over the past several years has spanned a number of cities and countries, from Cleveland, Ohio and Washington DC to Afghanistan and Kosovo. Muto was a consultant for the World Bank in Kabul and later In Kosovo, she worked for a USAID rule of project focusing on commercial law.  

Photo: Ellen R. Tise

Ellen R. Tise is Senior Director, Library and Information Services at Stellenbosch University in South Africa. She has served on major library and information bodies, including the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Access to Learning Award Advisory Committee, OCLC Members Council Delegate and Director of the Sabinet Online Board. Ms Tise was also appointed to the UNESCO International Advisory Committee of the Memory of the World and served as Chairman of the Board of the National Library of South Africa. She is a recipient of several awards for distinguished leadership and outstanding contributions to librarianship, including honorary membership in LIASA and an honorary IFLA fellowship.

Source: University of the People